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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston including Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park, Moor Park and others

Old Tram Bridge secures spot in Preston City Council’s ‘Levelling Up’ bid

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Old Tram Bridge has secured a spot in Preston and South Ribble’s £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid that may see the building of a replacement foot and cycle bridge if successful. […]

6 days ago
Ribbleton’s Grange Park community centre is reopening

The Grange Park community centre reopened last month to offer residents a space for small ‘cultivations and growing’. The centre reopened in July, with an official opening ceremony scheduled for […]

7 days ago
Preston and South Ribble plans within £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid

Preston and South Ribble have launched bids for the Levelling Up Fund as part of a county council request seeking £50m for ‘exciting projects’. Preston City Council’s bid focuses on two […]

1 week ago
Preston parks awarded Green Flag status

The Japanese Garden within Avenham park, Preston. Pic: Preston Council Preston City Council has received a Green Flag Award for Avenham and Miller Parks, Ashton Park, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park and Winckley Square Gardens. Since the Covid-19 pandemic […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visits Preston

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay festivities Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Queen’s Baton travelled through Preston today (Saturday 16 July). The Commonwealth Baton left Miller Park before travelling through the city centre to the Flag Market where it was greeted by Preston’s Mayor, Councillor Neil Darby. […]

1 month ago
Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay visiting Preston this weekend

A view over Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Queen’s Baton will travel through Preston this weekend, ten years after the Olympic Torch visited the city on route to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Preston will welcome the […]

1 month ago
Children’s entertainment and more at Avenham Park outreach event

The view in Avenham Park during Tuesday Pic: Tony Worrall Preston will be hosting its own event ahead of Camp Beagle National Outreach day to help spread awareness of the horrors at MBR Acres and stand up for animal rights. […]

1 month ago
Preston City Mela returning to Avenham Park

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston City Mela is making a comeback this year by celebrating the rich diversity of Lancashire at Avenham Park. The multicultural arts festival, is a collaborative project with Arts Council […]

2 months ago
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